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PNP chief: Term of Trillanes security detail merely expired

/ 04:22 AM July 17, 2018

Philippine National Police Director General Oscar Albayalde belied opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV’s allegations that his police security escorts had been unceremoniously pulled out.

In a press briefing at Camp Crame in Quezon City on Monday, Albayalde said the “terms” of the senator’s police escorts had simply expired.

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“Remember, that’s not permanent. Once it expires, [the escorts] can’t stay forever with the VIP,” he said.

The PNP chief said assignment period of personnel from the Police Security and Protection Group (PSPG) lasted only one year.

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Nevertheless, Albayalde said he had already directed the PSPG to temporarily provide Trillanes with two police security personnel.

He said Trillanes used to have an eight-man security detail although he was only allowed two. —Jaymee T. Gamil with trainees Julia Ornedo and Andrea Alcaraz

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